ice station


noun

a camp or base in an isolated part of the Arctic or Antarctic, manned by specialists to monitor the weather, geological formations, wildlife, etc.

Nearby words

  1. ice shelf,
  2. ice show,
  3. ice skate,
  4. ice skater,
  5. ice skating,
  6. ice storm,
  7. ice tongs,
  8. ice tongue,
  9. ice water,
  10. ice wine

Origin of ice station

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for ice station

ice station

noun

a scientific research station in polar regions, where ice movement, weather, and environmental conditions are monitored
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